Vladimirova Angela (Angela Angel)
An expert in the development of luxury brands, designer and stylist, speaker and fashion product developer. Born in Ukraine, she lives in Israel, working in fashion for over 20 years. She turned her profession to popularization of fashion and design. Her head is a time machine. Angela loves to look into the future and is able to take the artifacts there.
Trendsetter and fashion analyst.
Author of numerous publications in the fashion magazines, PR Communications Specialist.
She received a degree in fashion marketing & fashion management in ISTITUTO MARANGONI.
The head of Kiev Fashion Institute, a unique educational project in the field of fashion industry (2012-2014)
Director of boutiques: Hermes, Ermanno Scervino and Agent Provocateur (2008-2012)
Her hairstyle – shaggy bob, you can see on runway's backstage and in the front row of fashion shows, on photo sessions and in the lecture hall, in designers' showrooms and among machines on a factory. She knows all the processes in the fashion from the inside, but most of all she loves to watch the growth of young and unknown designers, helping them in word and deed to create a collection of correctly and accurately up to the season.
She is disliked for her honesty and sharp tongue, but for the experience and professionalism, for the care of young designers for fashion propaganda by her collaborations she is called "the grandmother of fashion." Looking to the future, she is able to influence the fashion in present. Angela was born in the middle of the 20th century in the Soviet Union, where all the women knew how to sew and knit, and the word "fashionista" – sounded like a curse. Her mother – Polish origin, was fashionista and socialite, in spite of the prohibitions and the total deficit. She gave her daughter a sense of style, skills, crafts and love for fashion.
From a young age Angela Angel was in the spotlight – appeared on the scene, organize events, working clothes seller. Ability to dress fashionable and beautiful made her famous, and love for justice and bad character let her to be special. For 5 years she sold wear in the boutique, and then began to create them, opened the studio, made it fashionable and popular place, began to create fashion shows. She was invited to teach the style to the students.
Later in her life was the Istituto Marangoni, where she studied fashion marketing.
The knowledge obtained from Istituto Marangoni, experience in a boutique and familiarity with fellow designers raised her career – she was invited to lead a large shop of luxury brands. Then there was a Hermes and Lalique, Ermanno Scervino and Agent Provocateur. There she worked on the promotion and PR, direct the staff involved in the sale. And of course, she continued to learn from representatives of European brands.
All this time she wrote for fashion magazines: Revue of collections, advertising articles, described Fashion trends and made a prognosis of trends.
When in her native Kiev it was created a fashion institute, no one in doubt – who should lead it, of course Angela Vladimirova, Angela Angel, "fashion's grandmother." More than 700 students have gained knowledge in the style, fashion journalism, fashion photography and fashion management.
Angela have organized lectures of the best professionals from the fashion industry: Alyona Doletskaya (Vogue Russia, Interview Russia), Godfrey Deeny (Madame Figaro), Andrea Panconesi (owner Luisa Via Roma), Tony Glenville (London College of fashion) etc.
Today Angela Angel lives in Israel and is developing the project Wrong Side of fashion. Her goal – the promotion of fashion, learning the culture of consumption and style. It is embodied in the photo sessions, in her interesting lectures and on the pages of the blog "Matryoshka", where she leads the fashion section in Russian.